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Army veterans’ wives talk about the unique life and role of a military spouse

When we think about military service, our minds naturally go to soldiers at attention in uniform, far away bases in deserts or jungles, or old veterans swapping war stories. But service to our country affects more than the women and men who put on the uniform. The families, specifically the spouses, bear a unique burden… Read more »

By Concerned Veterans for America
Friday, May 7th 2021

Veterans set an example of unity, leadership

A divided America can look to its veterans as an example of how to work together.  Concerned Veterans of America and AMVETS disagree on a lot in terms of public policy. But our organizations are united in our desire to bring Americans together in support of the ideals of representative government.  Nate Anderson, our executive… Read more »

By Concerned Veterans for America
Wednesday, February 3rd 2021

CVA’s Nate Anderson on events in the U.S. Capitol

Like most of America, I am deeply troubled by the events that transpired in our nation’s capital yesterday. Peaceful transitions of power are a hallmark of our democracy and attempts to subvert it are simply indefensible. The events of yesterday do not reflect the America I fought and sacrificed for, and I suspect many veterans… Read more »

By Concerned Veterans for America
Thursday, January 7th 2021

What CVA accomplished in 2020

To say that 2020 was a different kind of year would be an understatement. We faced unprecedented challenges as a nation. But it has been encouraging to see Americans watch out for each other while adapting to difficult circumstances. Despite these challenges, the men and women who make up the ranks of Concerned Veterans for… Read more »

By Concerned Veterans for America
Tuesday, December 29th 2020

What Veterans Day means to an Army vet

By Luis Vega, Nevada Community Engagement Director I joined the U.S. Army in 2010, just after finishing college. I served my country for nearly six years as an infantryman, deploying to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. When I look back at my experiences in the military, I’m proud and humbled by the part… Read more »

By Guest Columnist
Monday, November 11th 2019

State voices: Here’s how my state can help veterans

Lauren Stewart is the deputy state director of Americans for Prosperity – Virginia and a military spouse. Virginia has long been a home for veterans and military families. Our proximity to Washington, D.C. means many in the Pentagon commute from Northern Virginia. Our bases and surrounding cities are home to thousands of active duty service members and… Read more »

By Concerned Veterans for America
Thursday, May 16th 2019

Meet CVA’s new executive director

This week, Concerned Veterans for America announced Nate Anderson as its new executive director. Anderson, who previously served as deputy executive director, follows in the footsteps of Dan Caldwell, who will keep ties with CVA as a senior advisor. Anderson has a long history of service to the country and to fellow veterans. After graduating… Read more »

By Concerned Veterans for America
Tuesday, April 30th 2019